• Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Luggage storage
  • Parking on site
  • Facilities for disabled guests

Clarkes Hotel stands opposite Himachal Pradesh High Court. The hotel entrance is from the Mall road and is restricted to pedestrians and emergency vehicles only. To reach the hotel, guests could either use the stairs or the walkway. Wheelchair assistance is offered in special cases on prior notice. Clarkes Hotel is 6.5 km from the ancient temple of Jakhoo and 2 km Shimla Railway Station. It is 3 km from the Local Bus Station and 22 km from Shimla Airport. Services like breakfast buffet, luggage storage and laundry are provided. A meeting/banqueting space is available. Guests can arrange day trips and exchange currencies at the tour desk. A car rental facility is available. Free parking facility is available. Fitted with carpeted flooring, each fan-cooled room offers a heater, tea/coffee maker and flat-screen cable TV. A seating area and safety deposit box is available. The attached bathroom comes with shower. Guests can enjoy multi-cuisine at the in-house restaurant. Light snacks and refreshing beverages are served at the Bar/Lounge. Room service is available. A mandatory meal supplement of INR6080 and INR7360 per person is applicable for guests staying on 24th December and 31st December respectively, payable at the hotel directly. All rooms in the property are fan cooled.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
9.4
High score for Shimla
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Julia
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I didn’t actually stay at Clarkes. I’d booked 2 nights here, but was informed the hotel was undergoing refurbishment during my dates, so my reservation was moved to stay at the Oberoi Cecil. A delightful upgrade!
  • Jacqueline
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Amazing hotel - treated like a princess by all staff. Attention to detail second to none.
  • Matt
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great location, great staff, lovely heritage feel, great food in restaurant, wonderful view from the terrace

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • The Dining Hall
    • Cuisine
      Chinese • Indian • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Badminton equipment
  • Tennis equipment
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Wake-up service
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hindi

House rules

Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 9 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Cash Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

When booking more than 5 rooms, additional supplement will apply along with non-refundable deposit for the entire stay.

A mandatory meal supplement of INR6080 and INR7360 per person is applicable for guests staying on 24th December and 31st December respectively, payable at the hotel directly.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

A negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result is mandatory to check-in to this property.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898

  • Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 is 350 yards from the centre of Shimla. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 has 1 restaurant:

    • The Dining Hall

  • Guests staying at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • American

  • Room options at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 include:

    • Quadruple
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Clarkes hotel, A grand heritage hotel since 1898 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Tennis equipment
    • Badminton equipment